Tag Archives: September

Dry, sunny but cool September

Two spells of settled weather during September have contributed to a rather dry and sunny but cool September. Provisional statistics for the month show that after a wet end to August, September has been drier than average for much of … Continue reading

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Dry start to September for many

You may think September has been a wet month so far but according to early provisional Met Office statistics, the month has started out drier and sunnier than average for many across the UK. However the picture has been varied, … Continue reading

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Driest start to September in over 50 years

The first half of September has been exceptionally dry across much of the UK and temperatures for many areas have also been well above average, according to provisional Met Office statistics. Figures up to 15th September show there has been … Continue reading

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September weather summary

September opened with some fine, warm, sunny weather. After a brief stormy period mid-month, the second half was quieter and more typical of autumn. The provisional UK mean temperature was 12.8 °C, which is 0.1 °C above the 1981-2010 average. … Continue reading

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Stats reveal so-so September

Provisional Met Office statistics show September has been fairly average for the UK, with lower than average rainfall being the only notable feature. The UK mean temperature for the month was 12.8C, which is just 0.1C above the long-term (1981-2010) … Continue reading

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How wet has this September been?

The latter part of September saw some exceptional rainfall in parts of the UK which caused disruption and flooding at times. With such a great deal of rain falling in a short period of time, some people have asked whether … Continue reading

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Storm caused by most intense low to cross UK in September in 30 years

The low pressure system that has brought heavy rain, strong winds and flooding to the UK is the most intense to cross the UK in September for more than 30 years, with the lowest air pressure of 973mb being recorded … Continue reading

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When does Autumn start? Defining seasons

Seasons are fundamental to how we understand the UK climate and the environment around us, but how do we define when they start and end? In meteorological terms, it’s fairly simple – each season is a three month period. So, … Continue reading

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